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Howth's Storm (Pat Kelly) was the class one winner at Greystones Regatta
Greystones Sailing Club Regatta drew a fleet of over 80 boats for its annual regatta today. Despite the wet and windy forecast, the popular end–of–season fixture drew boats from clubs as far north as Malahide in County Dublin and as…
Royal Irish rivals Wow and Lively Lady in race 13 to Greystones
The Royal St. George Yacht Club J122 Aurelia continued her winning offshore form in the ISORA Series today by winning Race 13 from Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay to Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow. The Chris Power Smith skippered entry,…
Wicklow Winner – The Greystones Harbour based Eleuthera will face stiff Dublin competition on home waters in this Sunday's Taste of Greystones Regatta. Frank Whelan's Grand Soleil 44, that was a Cork Week and Calves Week winner this Summer, will take in Saturday's ISORA Dublin Bay to Greystones race too
The buoyant Dublin yacht racing scene moves en masse to County Wicklow this weekend as two of the country's leading yacht racing organisations prepare separate feeder races for the Taste of Greystones Regatta on Sunday afternoon.  A 25–boat ISORA fleet will…
After nearly two hours of racing in up to 20–knots of wind, Gwilli Two (above) won by less than one foot off Greystones
Dermot Clarke and Patrick Maguire's Sigma 33 Gwilli Two of the Royal St. George Yacht Club was the winner of Dublin Bay Sailing Club's Cruiser 2 Coastal Race to Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow yesterday by the narrowest of margins.   After…
Artist’s rendering of how Rowan Point will appear on completion in Greystones Marina
#Property - A sea view in scenic Greystones is just part of the appeal of Rowan Point at the Wicklow town’s Marina Village development. The first phase of 58 apartments is now for sale off plans, with views either north…
The 50th anniversary banquet in full swing on Saturday 16 June
#Greystones - Greystones Sailing Club celebrated 50 years of racing and adventures from the North Wicklow harbour at the recent ‘Big Barn Banquet’. Members old and new gathered at the clubhouse compound on Saturday 16 June — including Irish Sailing…
SB20 winners – Stefan Hyde, John Malone and Jerry Dowling
The SB20 fleet got the 2018 season off to a flying start with the first regional event of the year hosted by a very hospitable Greystones Sailing Club. The fleet were challenged by a mix of conditions over the two…
Frank Whelan's Eleuthera on her way to ISORA victory yesterday. The Judel Vrolijk design was a Cowes Week 2003 winner, a Rolex Fastnet 2003 class winner, an Antwerp Race 2003 and a Gotland Rund Sweden race winner too
Frank Whelan's Eleuthera, the Grand Soleil 44 yacht that broke the dominance of the J109s to win the first ISORA race of the season yesterday, is the former famous Dutch yacht 'Holmatro' with a race winning pedigree.  The Greystones crew…
The first regional SB20 event of 2018 will be hosted by Greystones Sailing Club from 28th – 29th April
There are several new additions to the SB20 fleet on the east coast this year with at least two of the sportsboats arriving into Greystones Sailing Club for the first time. This positive news for the class, centred around Dublin…
A mix of Raider, Warrior, Beneteau and Bayliner marques up to 19–feet in length were on display at the Angling Show in Swords, representing the new home market in this category
Irish boat sales firms will be eagerly anticipating a return to better times after a spate of interest from dealers in an early season consumer exhibition in Dublin. A north Dublin Angling show, held last weekend, witnessed the start of a…
Sailors from Malahide Yacht Club, Howth Yacht Club, Greystones Sailing Club and the National Yacht Club took part in this first introductory day
Sunshine on Saturday greeted the groups of sailors taking part in the first of the 420 sailing introduction days. Groups of six sailors used the class association training boats to get their first taste of sailing in these Irish Sailing…
Top of the fleet at the Scottish Wayfarer Championship were (left to right) Margaret & Bob Sparkes (Loch Lomond SC) with Neil McSherry (National YC) and multiple champion Monica Schaefer (Greystones SC).
Greystones Wayfarer helmswoman Monica Schaefer has rounded out a remarkable racing season with a successful defence of the Scottish title on Loch Lomond writes W M Nixon. This means that she now has the triple, having won the Irish title…
RS400 action at a windy Greystones
The RS400 and RS200 fleets gathered at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow last weekend for their National and Southern Championships respectively writes David Rose. The Irish RS fleets, like Greystones harbour itself, have continued to evolve and renew with…
Cruisers two winner Checkmate from Howth Yacht Club
It was a case of third time lucky for Sunday's Greystones Regatta in County Wicklow. Despite a limp forecast, the full two race programme was sailed today in ideal sailing conditions, banishing the curse of the last two editions that have been cut…
Light winds on Dublin Bay are expected for the DBSC feeder races to Greystones Regatta
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) has organised feeder races over a specially designed course to Greystones Regatta (preview here) on Saturday, August 26th for five of its participating classes. Cruisers 1, Cruisers 2, Cruisers 3, B211s and Cruisers 5 are all racing to the…
J109 Mojito is the overall leader of the ISORA points series. A 27-boat fleet will race to Greystones tomorrow
A confirmed fleet of 27–boats in the ISORA day race from Dun Laoghaire in County Dublin tomorrow will most likely race south to Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow in light westerly winds. The race is the deciding race in the…

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